1. Elizabeth “Beezie” (Patton) Madden: b. 20 Nov 1963 Mequon or Milwaukee, WI; m. John Madden 15 Nov 1998; 2008 gold medal in team equestrian



2. Joseph “Joe” Patton: b.

3. Kathleen “Kathy” McGregor/Schlesinger: b.

[obit of stepmother at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~schears/obits/1999/march/mjs0323.obi.html: “McGregor, Carolyn S. (nee Shepherd).  March 22, 1999, age 78 years.  Residence Mequon and Naples, FL.  Beloved wife of the late Armin S. McGregor….Step-mother of…Kathy (Joseph) Patton…”]


6. Armin Schlesinger McGregor (born Armin McGregor Schlesinger): b. 18 Mar 1912 Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI; d. 21 Jan 1980 Milwaukee [cert. 300178]; m. (1st)  (m. 2nd 1964 Carolyn Shepherd)  [SSN 389-01-4965, issued WI bef. 1951]

[The Oshkosh Northwestern (Oshkosh, WI), 5 May 1938: “Officers…are:…vice president, Armin McGregor Schlesinger…of Milwaukee.”]

[New York Times, 3 Sep 1935: “Invitations have been sent out for the marriage of Miss Mary Lawrence Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Swift of Rye, to Garth Pierpont James of this city, son of Mrs. J. Cary James of Milwaukee and the late Mr. James….Mrs. Armin M. Schlesinger will be matron of honor….Mr. Schlesinger will serve as best man for his cousin…”  Same, 22 Sep 1935: “Rye, N. Y., Sept. 21.—Miss Mary Lawrence Swift, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Swift of Rye, was married to Garth Pierpont James of New York, son of Mrs. J. Cary James of Milwaukee, this afternoon….Mrs. Armin M. Schlesinger was the matron of honor….Armin Schlesinger of Milwaukee was best man for his cousin….Mr. James….is a grandnephew of William James, psychologist, and of Henry James, the novelist…”  See census records below, which support the relationship indicated by the following from Katharine Bagg Hastings, William James of Albany, N.Y. (1771-1832) and his Descendants… (reprinted from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1924), p. 33: “Joseph Cary James…m. Oct. 16, 1907, in Milwaukee, to Antoinette Pierpont….She is a daughter of John and Ellen (McGregor) Pierpont of Milwaukee.  Child…Garth Pierpont, b. Jan. 16, 1909, in Milwaukee…”  Also, from Mary Pierpont Barnum and Arthur Edwin Boardman, Pierpont Genealogy… (Boston, 1928), p. 23: “John Pierpont…married in Chicago, October 22, 1873, Ellen Ryan McGregor, of Milwaukee, Wis.  They had two children (1) Antoinette, born August 21 1874.  (b) David Cowee Pierpont, born December 6 1878.”]

7. ___:


12. Armin Ardery Schlesinger: b. 21 Sep 1883 Milwaukee, WI; Harvard 1905; d. 21 Oct 1962 Naples, Collier Co., FL; m. 18 Jun 1906 Milwaukee Co., WI [38:275]  [SSN 263-09-4287, issued FL bef. 1951]  [WWI draft registration card]

[in Who Was Who in America, vol. 4 (not seen)]

[Chicago Daily Tribune, 22 Oct 1962: “Naples, Florida, Oct. 21…Armin A. Schlesinger, a winter resident here for more than 30 years, died here tonight.  Schlesinger, 75, was president and chairman of the board of the Hayden-Newport Chemical corporation of Milwaukee.  Survivors are his widow, a son and a daughter.”]

13. Kathleen S. McCulloch: b. 16 Mar 1885 Milwaukee; d. 9 Aug 1974 Milwaukee

[Naples Daily News (Naples, FL), 12 Aug 1974: “Kathleen S. Schlesinger…died August 9 in Milwaukee, Wis.  The long time resident of Naples is survived by two children, Armin S. McGregor and Eileen S. Scott, both from Milwaukee…”  Same, 2 Feb 1976: “Armin McGregor’s parents, the Armin A. Schlesingers, were among the earliest settlers of Naples…”]


24. Ferdinand Schlesinger: b. 18 Feb 1850/2 Germany; d. 3 Jan 1921; m. 1 Oct 1876 Milwaukee Co., WI

[Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironwood, MI), 4 Jan 1921: “Milwaukee, Jan. 4—Ferdinand Schlesinger, leading Wisconsin capitalist, dominating figure in a dozen national corporations and often credited with being Milwaukee’s richest man, died suddenly Monday aboard a train en route to California….Mr. Schlesinger was born in Germany, Feb. 18, 1850.  He was 18 when he came to America and established a residence at Kilbourn, Wis….Besides his wife, Mr. Schlesinger is survived by two sons and one daughter,  Armin A. Schlesinger…Henry J. Schlesinger…and Mrs. Myron T. MacLaren…”]

25. Mathilde/Matilda Stern: b. Aug 1857 Milwaukee, WI; d. 5 Nov 1940 Milwaukee

[Appleton Post Crescent (Appleton, WI), 5 Nov 1940: “Milwaukee—Mrs. Mathilde Schlesinger, 83, widow of Ferdinand Schlesinger, died at her home today….Her husband laid the foundation of the Schlesinger fortune, one of the larger ones in the nation, by fortunate investments in ire ore deposits in upper Michigan….Mrs. Schlesinger, a native of Milwaukee….her two sons, Henry J. and Armin A. Schlesinger, and her daughter, Mrs. Myron T. MacLaren…”]

26. Allan McCulloch: b. 25 Aug, bp. 18 Sep 1853 Dalmellington, Ayrshire, Scotland [IGI extracted from FHL #1,041,337]; m. 15 Nov 1881 Milwaukee Co., WI

27. Catharine “Kate” McGregor: b. c1854/5 (prob. Ottawa,) IL


48. Jacob Schlesinger: b. Germany

49. Sophia ___: b. Germany

50. Henry Stern: b. c1824/5 Bavaria

51. Julia ___: b. c1833/4 Austria (Bohemia)

52. James McCulloch: b. 16, bp. 28 Jan 1827 Dalmellington, Ayrshire, Scotland [IGI extracted from FHL #1,041,337] m. 3 Jan 1850 Dalmellington [ibid] (also recorded 2 Jan 1850 Straiton, Ayrshire, Scotland [IGI extracted from FHL #1,041,471])

53. Marion McMurtrie: b. 10 Feb 1826 Dalmellington [ibid]

54. John P. McGregor: b. 2 Jun 1820 Madison Co., NY; d. 1 Dec 1895 Milwaukee Co., WI [21:18]

[James S. Buck, Pioneer History of Milwaukee, vol. 2 (Milwaukee, 1881), pp. 266-267: “John P. McGregor.  This gentleman, the present efficient Secretary of the Northwestern Insurance Co….was born in Madison county, N. Y., June 2d, 1820; came to Milwaukee in 1846….commencing the practice of law…up to 1854, when…Mr. McGregor removed to Ottawa, Ill., and from there, in 1856, back to Portage, Wis., where he opened a bank, which was operated up to 1860, when it was closed.  He returned to Milwaukee, and resumed the practice of law, in connection with the late Edward G. Ryan, which was continued until 1865, when he removed to Chicago, where, with others, he lost his all in the great fire of October, 1871, after which he returned to Milwaukee, and was appointed to his present position….He is of Scotch descent…”]

55. Annette Maria (or Mary Antoinette) ___: b. c1825/6 NY


104. James McCulloch: b. c1779 Ayrshire, Scotland; m. 29 Nov 1811 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland [IGI extracted from FHL #1,041,331]

105. Rosina Train: b. c1791 Ayrshire, Scotland

106. Thomas McMurtrie: b. c1794/6 Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, Scotland; m. 8 Dec 1820 Coylton, Ayrshire, Scotland [IGI extracted from FHL 1,041,336] (recorded same date at Dalrymple, Ayrshire, Scotland [IGI extracted from FHL #1,041,338])

107. Agnes Hood: b. c1801 Dalrymple, Ayrshire, Scotland



1930 – Granville Twp., Milwaukee Co., WI, e.d. 345, sheet 2a

James, Antoinette       Head   F W 55 Wd 32            WI NY WI

___, Garth P.               Son      M W 21 S                    WI WI WI


1920 – 3rd Ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, e.d. 43, sheet 5a

James, Joseph C.         Head   M W 45 M                  WI MA MA  ---- 

___, Antoinette           Wife    F W 45 M                    WI CT ---

___, Garth J.               Son      M W 10 11/12 S          WI WI WI

(2 servants)


1910 – 18th Ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, e.d. 200, sheet 5b

Schlesinger, Armin A. Head   M W 26 M1 3             WI Ger WI  Manufacturer Coal

___, Katherine            Wife    F W 25 M1 3 0 0         WI Scot IL

(1 servant)


1910 – 7th Ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, e.d. 65, sheet 5a

James, Joseph C.         Head   M W 35 M1 2             WI NY WI  Real Estate Dealer

___, Antoinette P.       Wife    F W 35 M1 2 1 1         WI MA WI

___, Garth P.               Son      M W 10/12 S               WI WI WI

(3 servants)


1900 – 1st Ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, e.d. 15, sheet 20a

Schlesinger, Ferdinand           Head   W M Feb 1852 48 M 24         Ger Ger Ger 1871 29 Na  Prest (mining co.)

___, Matilda                            Wife    W F Aug 1857 42 M 24 3 3    WI Ger Austria

___, Harry                               Son      W M Aug 1880 19 S               WI Ger WI

___, Armin                              Son      W M Sep 1883 16 S                WI Ger WI

___, Gertrude                          Dau     W F Sep 1888 11 S                 WI Ger WI


1900 – Wauwatosa, Milwaukee Co., WI, e.d. 203, sheet 27a

Wheeler, Cornelius      Head   W M Sep 1840 59 M 31         NY MA NY  Governor

___, Sarah L.               Wife    W F May 1846 54 M 31 0 0   NY NY NY

___, Evelyne A.          Mother W F Jun 1819 80 Wd  3 2      NY CT NY

McGregor, Marion      Si-i-L   W F Dec 1861 38 S                WI NY NY

Pierpont, Antoinette   Niece   W F Aug 1874 25 S                WI NY WI

___, David C.             Neph   W M Nov 1878 21 S               WI NY WI  Medican student

McCulloch, Kathleen  Niece   W F Mar 1885 15 S                WI Scot IL

(2 servants)


1861 – Barbeth House, Straiton, Ayrshire, Scotland

Thomas McMurtrie     Head   67        Butler              Kirkmichael Ayrshire

Agnes McMurtrie        Wife    60                                Dalrymple Ayrshire

Elizabeth Campbell     Visitor 39                                Contton Ayrshire


1860 – 4th Ward, Portage, Columbia Co., WI, p. 119

John P. McGregor       40 M    Banker             15000  35000  NY

Maria                         34 F                                                     NY

Sallie                         14 F                                                     NY

Ellen                          7 F                                                       WI

Kate                          5 F                                                       IL

Isabel                         3 F                                                       WI

Nelson                       1 M                                                      WI

C. C. Rupilger[?]         39 F                             1500    500      NY

John Henderson          21 M    Bank Clerk                  300      NH

Martin Kelly                22 M    Domestic                                 Ireland

Lizzie Bragg                17 F                                                   England

J. J. Guppy                  39 M    Attr. At Law   10000  1000    NH


1860 – 1st Ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, pp. 217-218

Henry Stern                 35 M    Dry Good Store          10000  1000    Bavaria

Julia Stern                   26 F                                                                 Bohemia

Charles                      6 M                                                                  WI

Frank                         5 M                                                                  WI

Matilda                      3 F                                                                   WI

Jane Popper                 19 F                                                                 Bohemia

(1 clerk, 1 servant)


1850 – 1st Ward, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, p. 123 (212a)

John P. McGregor       30 M    Lawyer                                    NY

Annette M.      do        24 F                                                     NY

Louisa             do        4 F                                                       NY

Annette           do        1 F                                                       NY

Jane Daniel                  19 F                                                     England

Ann O’Brien               17 F                                                     Ireland


1841 – Knowhead, Dalmellington, Ayrshire, Scotland

James McCulloch        62        Ayrshire

Rosina McCulloch      50        Ayrshire

John McCulloch          22        Ayrshire

Joseph McCulloch       19        Ayrshire

James McCulloch        14        Ayrshire

Mary McCulloch         10        Ayrshire

Barbara McCulloch     8          Ayrshire


1841 – Daljarson, Dalmellington, Ayrshire, Scotland

Thomas McMurtrie     45        Ayrshire

Agness McMurtrie      40        Ayrshire

Agness McMurtrie      15        Ayrshire

Jean McMurtrie           12        Ayrshire

Margret McMurtrie     10        Ayrshire

Thomas McMurtrie     7          Ayrshire

Charles McMurtrie      4          Ayrshire